Start writing your creative diary


The American best-selling creativity writer Julia Cameron has many excellent tips on how to increase your creativity. One of the most effective is to start writing a “Creativity Diary”, or as Cameron calls it, “Morning Pages”.

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Börja skriv din kreativa dagbok


Den amerikanska bästsäljande kreativitetsförfattaren Julia Cameron har många utmärkta tips på hur man kan öka sin kreativitet. Ett av de mest effektiva är att börja skriva en ”Kreativitets-dagbok”, eller som Cameron kallar den, ”Morgonsidor”.

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The importance of picking shells at the beach

Shells on the Beach

How often have you had your very best ideas at work or while you are thinking about a problem? Very rarely I would believe. More likely, it might have happened when you were washing the dishes after dinner, taking a shower, walkin in the forest or picking shells on the beach. Arkimedes got his Eureka experience when he was in the bathroom.

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Vikten av att plocka snäckor på stranden

Shells on the Beach

Hur ofta har du fått dina allra bästa idéer på jobbet eller medan du intensivt tänkt på ett problem? Väldigt sällan skulle jag tro. Mer sannolikt hände det kanske när du diskade, stod och duschade, gick en skogspromenad, eller plockade snäckor på stranden. Arkimedes fick sin Eureka-upplevelse när han satt i badet.

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That place between sleep and awake…


The most exciting things often happen at the borders. At the border between different cultures, at the border between faith and knowledge and at the border between day and night.

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I gränslandet mellan dröm och vakenhet


De mest spännande sakerna händer ofta i gränslanden. I gränslandet mellan olika kulturer, i gränslandet mellan tro och vetande och i det gränsland som förenar dag och natt.

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Five tips to get your creativity off ground


Sometimes the creative thinking process is flowing without us really knowing how it works, but at least as often we may get stuck and don’t really know how to proceed. In these situations, different stimuli such as words, images, objects, etc. can be very effective in sparking the associations and thus the flow of ideas. Most effective are unrelated stimuli, which should be as different and distant as possible from your problem to really get you thinking completely outside the box.

The following five tips will help you next time you get stuck in your creative work.

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